Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

An archive of alI I know about online learning

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At the recent COHERE conference I delivered two keynotes: Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers? Designing university teaching to meet the needs...

Are we right to fear computers in education – or in life?

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In this post, I'm going to look at some fun fiction about computers, then raise some questions about whether our fears are rational, or...

Online Learning and Personal Change: the Movie

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Vancouver Community College organized a stimulating faculty development workshop in April called 'Technology Trends and the Courage to Adapt', about the challenge technology presents...

Video of presentation on ‘Designing online learning for the 21st century’

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Université Laval has now made available the full video version on my presentation on this topic. It can viewed here: Apprentissage et enseignement à l'ère...

Concevoir l’enseignment en ligne pour répondre aux besoins des apprenants du 21e siècle

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Il est l'heure quand beaucoup des universités et des collèges Canadiennes offrent la formation aux professeurs. Ainsi j'avais été bien occupé pendant les dernières...

Designing online learning for the 21st century

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This being the time of year when many Canadian post-secondary institutions offer faculty development opportunities, I have been busy the last two or three...

Why learning management systems are not going away

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Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

New resources for online educators from Contact North

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Over the last few months, Contact North has been gradually adding an impressive range of online resources to its Educator Portal. As well as the numerous articles...

IRRODL’s new issue on emergent learning

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IRRODL, Vol. 12, No. 7, 2011: Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning The guest editors, Rod Sims and Elena Kays have collected together a...

Online Educa Berlin 2011 program now available

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The ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2011 programme is now available online. Featuring over 80 parallel sessions and 350 speakers, this year's programme centres on New...